Visiting Assistant Professor Accounting and Finance

Houston, TX
Nov 02, 2019
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Official TSU Title:

Visiting Assistant Professor Accounting and Finance

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Job Description Summary / TWC Summary:

This is a ranked non-tenure-track status university faculty position that performs all the activities of an assistant professor in the department.
Participates in the following areas:
1.Scholarly activities, teaching and service at a level necessary to support the School’s mission and help maintain SACSCOC and AACSB accreditation standards.
2.Governance of the School and the University, and serving on appropriate committees responsible for academic policymaking and/or other decisions.
3.Non-class activities benefitting students such as directing an extracurricular activity, and providing academic and career advising.

Essential Duties Summary:

Effective teaching of courses in the undergraduate and/or graduate curriculum in the department of Accounting and Finance. Maintain professional development and ensure currency in teaching areas as needed. Quality research that aligns to the mission of the JHJ School of Business. Service that enhances the department, School of Business, and University’s standing. Other duties as assigned by the Chairperson.

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Hiring Range:

Commensurate with experience


Terminal degree in accounting or finance from an AACSB-accredited institution. ABDs in advanced dissertation stage may be considered.

Required Licensing/Certification:

CPA, CMA, CFA, CFP or other relevant professional certification preferred in addition to a terminal degree.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Must have knowledge in the areas of teaching. Must have the ability to conduct research that aligns with mission of the JHJ School of Business. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must have excellent interpersonal skills. Must have the ability to work with a diverse student population. Must have the ability to use personal computers and Microsoft Office software.

Work Experience:

Appropriate work experience that is consistent with AACSB or SACS requirements.

Leadership/Supervisory Responsibilities:

No Supervisory responsibilities.

Work Complexity/Budget Authority:

Work consists of fairly standard teaching and research capabilities and tasks. There is no responsibility for budget, revenues, and/or expenditures.

Independent Judgment/Decision Making/Problem Solving Skills:

Independent judgement/problem solving expected within the range of skills normally associated with a position of this classification in an evolving teaching and learning environment.

Personal/Organizational Contacts:

Some contact with others, including students, general public, visitors and University personnel. Purpose of contacts is to provide explanation or interpretation of information. May handle confidential information and some complex matters.

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Working/Environmental Conditions:

Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environment which does not subject the employee to any hazardous or unpleasant elements. Position requires light physical activity (i.e., mostly office jobs).

UA EEO Statement:

It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Open to all applicants.

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